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Trampoline - Wikipedia


A trampoline is a device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame ... In 1942, Griswold and Nissen created the Griswold-Nissen Trampoline & Tumbling Company, and...

George Nissen: Inventor of the trampoline | The Independent


May 4, 2010 ... In 1930, the 16-year-old George Nissen watched in awe as trapeze artists performed their daring stunts at a travelling circus in Cedar Rapids, ...

Who Made That Trampoline? - The New York Times


Sep 30, 2012 ... Nissen invented the trampoline in the 1930s, when, as a teenage gymnast, he and his coach created a piece of equipment out of scrap steel ...

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Nov 30, 2015 ... Trampoline is a fun invention, which serves both as a fun attraction for children and teenagers but also a device for a competitive Olympic sport.

USA Gymnastics | Nissen, inventor of modern trampoline, dies April 7


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 8, 2010 – George Nissen, recognized as the inventor of the modern trampoline, died April 7 at the age of 96 in San Diego, Calif., from ...

Trampoline Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History


Trampoline history, rules and equipment. Origins in Iowa, relationship to astronaut training, potential sport games, Olympic History.

George Nissen dies at 96; inventor of the modern trampoline - latimes


Apr 10, 2010 ... George Nissen, who as a teenage gymnast was inspired to invent the modern trampoline after watching trapeze artists bounce off a safety net, ...



Q. Who invented the trampoline? George Nissen and Larry Griswold invented the trampoline. Q. What was it used for? The trampoline was used to train tumblers ...

George Nissen obituary | Life and style | The Guardian


Apr 30, 2010 ... Eccentric American gymnast and acrobat who invented the trampoline.

Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique-History of Trampoline ...


Two seconds of freedom. “Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the man who invented the trampoline and created a new gymnastic sport: Mr George Nissen!”.

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Trampoline History - Invention of the Trampolone


AT A GLANCE: While at the circus George Nissan saw that the trapeze artists would fly through the air, dropping at the end of an act into safety netting that would ...

Who Invented the Trampoline?—and Other Fascinating Facts about ...


The inventor of the trampoline is George Nissen of Iowa (1914-2010), who was a gymnast and diver in high school when he saw circus acrobats and was ...

International Gymnast Magazine Online - Trampoline Inventor ...


Apr 9, 2010 ... Trampoline Inventor George Nissen Passes Away ... In 1941, the Griswold- Nissen Trampoline & Tumbling Company was housed under a ...